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Subject: Tire wear and changing tires rss

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Derek Roy
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I think the rules are quite clear... and backed up by the example on Page 11... but push my "logic button" the wrong way. It looks like tire Wear markers remain after a tire change... unless a duration cost penalty is paid to remove them. Correct? Simple logic would suggest that if you change tires, the Wear on the old tires would also go away. I am looking forward to playing my first game with other players soon.
 
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Jonathan Bishop
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You're correct on the rules. It seemed odd to me at first. I rationalize it by attributing it to a need to clean out the clag that accumulates in the radiators if you're abusing your tires. Or to stretch it further, perhaps if you're abusing the tires you need a wing change in order to rebalance the car; if you don't take the time for that, you're going to be slower after the stop.
 
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Chris Laudermilk
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But remember that once you have removed 2 points of wear markers, the tire change is "free."
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Derek Roy
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Thank you both for your comments. Just tried my first "4 player" solo game today. Wow! The conditional linking sure makes it feel different from Thunder Alley. We'll see which one the gang likes better.
 
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derekrledr wrote:
I think the rules are quite clear... and backed up by the example on Page 11... but push my "logic button" the wrong way. It looks like tire Wear markers remain after a tire change... unless a duration cost penalty is paid to remove them. Correct? Simple logic would suggest that if you change tires, the Wear on the old tires would also go away. I am looking forward to playing my first game with other players soon.


If you make a tire change you also get to remove two points of wear to your car at the same time for no extra pit duration. So if you changed tires (requires a minimum of 2 Duration, you could also remove 2 tire wear or a tire and a suspension.
 
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